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Mechanical Designer

Roswell, Georgia, United States
February 22, 2018

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Paul N. Lichman

*** ****** **** ***** *******, Georgia 30075



Skilled, experienced Mechanical Designer / Drafter, with proven expertise in SolidWorks, PTC CREO (Pro/Engineer), AutoCAD Inventor, Excel, PowerPoint.

I can demonstrate effective skills in mechanical design and 3-D modeling and rapid prototyping. Responsible for creative elements of design (via marketing inputs), from concept generation, to design, rapid prototyping, production samples and final product outputs. I have a creative, focused, disciplined and results orientated attitude while working within demanding, fast paced manufacturing environments.


CHEMENCE INC., Alpharetta, GA November, 2012 – October, 2017

Mechanical Designer / Quality Control

Chemence manufactures products for industrial, consumer and medical industry use meeting exacting quality requirements of companies like Johnson & Johnson and 3M Company.

Duties included:

Design and modeling product applicators, from rapid prototyping, through mold making and final production.

Designed and then produced detailed component and assembly drawings and BOMs for a Slitter Machine for graphics industry to improve productivity;

Researched and then developed a Medical Glue Dispenser for Surgeons use in medical applications.

Created workflow layout and designed Vacuum Impregnation Lines for major Automotive customers (Toyota, Nissan, Ford).

As a member of the Molding Department (injection and injection blow molding) I was involved in day to day manufacturing process and had Quality Control responsibility for the finished products.


RESIDENTIAL DIV., Norcross, GA August, 2007 – September, 2012

Senior Designer

Participated in Residential AFCI Combo Circuit Breaker Projects. Primary responsibilities included modeling and design of fixtures and test systems for Automated Test Equipment using Pro-E software. There were layouts, assemblies, BOM and parts development. Main projects included:

Developed 3-D models and 2-D wiring drawings for Universal Car Charger – EVSE Project.

Electronic Single Pole Fixture for 1 Pole Electronic Portion of Circuit Breaker.

Automated Mechanical Single and Double Pole Fixtures for AFCI Combo Circuit Breakers.

AFCI Endurance Tester for Single and Double Pole Breakers.

Motorized 10 Position On-Off-Trip Fixture for AFCI Breakers

Designed and developed Riveting Fixture as the universal tools for riveting process assembly of variety of electrical apparatus like Circuit Breakers, PODs and etc. Implement and tested Riveting Fixture in the lab.


INDUSTRIAL DIV., Tucker, GA May, 1995 – August, 2007

Senior Designer

As a member of development team was involved in Global Commercial Circuit Breaker Product Line Project. Main projects and duties included:

Created layout design and parts for Rotary Handle Operator Mechanism of 630Amp Circuit Breaker using Pro-E and ACAD.

Design Plug-In and Draw-Out Mechanisms for two Breaker Frames MCCB 160x/160/250Amp and 400/630Amp including RCD modifications partially based upon Siemens competitors, like Cutler-Hummer and Square-D (Merlin-Gerin). Created from scratch two main layouts for 1VL/2Vl/3VL 160X/160/250 Amp Frame and VL4/VL5 400/630Amp Frame. From these sketched layouts, developed sheet metal parts, assemblies and bills of materials. Performed measurement and tolerance control of received vendor parts all the way to first production releases. Was responsible for all engineering changes (ECN) from prototype to production releases. Ensured, that product designs, components, and materials met all applicable standards.

Performed completed tests with graphic implementation of insertion forces for couple “Blade-Jaw” using in Plug-In Devices for 160/250Amp and 400/630 Amp breakers.

Built 3-D models and graphics using ACAD and Pro-E utilized for instruction sheets and marketing material.

PREMIERE ENGINEERING CORP., Atlanta, GA April, 1993 – February, 1995

Mechanical Designer/Drafter

A Premier is mechanical and structural consulting firm specializing in the railroad industry. Responsibilities included: sheet metal modeling design of rail road passenger and box cars, using ACAD12 and building 3-D models, using ALGOR – Finite Element Analysis.

BRENT MANUFACTURING SYSTEM INC., Winsor, NY July, 1991 – January, 1993

Mechanical Designer/Drafter

Designed and developed equipment for inspection of geometrical dimension for glassware manufacturing. Design of transporting devices (conveyor systems) to support this process. Responsibilities included: design and calculation of drives and actuating devices, transporting mechanisms for chain-belt conveyors, structural sheet metal construction design on conveyor base, writing technical specifications and bills of materials.


Course of Wildfire 3 (Pro/Engineering) Tristar Inc., Marietta, GA.

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Technical Consultants Inc., .Longboat Key, FL

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Odessa Polytechnic University, Ukraine


Patent No. 5,837,940 “Circuit Breaker Draw Apparatus and System with Slide Flange Attached to the Active Draw Bracket”

Patent No. 6,244,891 B1 “Circuit Breaker Movement Structure with Snap-on Draw Bracket Assembly”


Russian, Ukrainian

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